In Commitment To The Green Industry, Pupuk Indonesia Was Awarded ASSRAT 2023 Platinum Category

  • Posted by User01
  • 8 November2023
  • 12:33WIB

JAKARTA – The Pupuk Indonesia Group has achieved the highest award in the Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASRRAT) 2023, organized by the National Center for Sustainability Reporting (NCSR). In this event, NCSR bestowed the highest, platinum-level recognition upon PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero), as well as PT Petrokimia Gresik and PT Pupuk Kalimantan Timur, its subsidiary companies.

Meanwhile, other subsidiary companies, such as PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja Palembang, received the gold-level ASRRAT 2023 recognition from NCSR.

"We extend our gratitude to the National Center for Sustainability Reporting for bestowing the highest ASRRAT 2023 award on Pupuk Indonesia and its subsidiary companies. This award reflects the commitment of the Pupuk Indonesia Group to transparent reporting standards in sustainable business practices," expressed Wijaya Laksana, SVP Secretary of the Company at Pupuk Indonesia.

Pupuk Indonesia and all its subsidiary companies have been adhering to the principles of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in their operational activities. For instance, as stated by Wijaya, they focus on good environmental management, implementing energy-efficient and eco-friendly technologies, supporting decarbonization programs, and contributing to the economic empowerment of communities, while also enhancing the quality of life.

In addition to sustainability, Pupuk Indonesia has also prioritized equality in human resource management, including gender equality and workers' rights. According to Wijaya, the process of sustainable business is a collective responsibility for all individuals within Pupuk Indonesia.

The management of Pupuk Indonesia hopes that the ASRRAT 2023's highest award will serve as motivation for the company to become more transparent and have a positive impact, both economically and socially.

It is worth noting that the ASRRAT 2023 awards were presented directly to Tina T. Kemala Intan, Director of Human Resources at Pupuk Indonesia, Robby Setiabudi Madjid, Director Of Finance at Petrokimia Gresik, Qomaruzzaman, Director of Finance and General Affairs at Pupuk Kalimantan Timur, and Amir Hamzah, VP Of Governance and Risk Management at Pupuk Sriwidjaja Palembang.

Chairman of NCSR, Ali Darwin, appreciated the participants of ASRRAT 2023. He stated, "The dedication of companies and organizations to transparency and accountability, as well as their initiatives to measure and mitigate environmental and social impact risks, are truly inspiring. Sustainability reports have provided valuable insights into the progress made in reducing emissions, conserving resources, and advancing social justice. This also serves as a roadmap for other businesses and organizations to follow."

In the same context, the Chairman of the ASRRAT 2023 Jury, Irwan Adi Ekaputra, stated, "With the participation of 68 leading companies, ASRRAT 2023 has seen significant growth compared to the previous year. Furthermore, ASRRAT 2023 has attracted the participation of additional countries, not just from Indonesia, including Bangladesh, the Philippines, Australia, and Russia. This is truly heartening, as it demonstrates the increasing commitment and dedication of organizations worldwide towards sustainability efforts and responsible business practices."

Irwan emphasized that the ASRRAT 2023 evaluation process involved a panel of five judges and an assessor team consisting of 18 certified CSRS assessors from across Indonesia. Thorough evaluation and in-depth guidance are crucial in upholding the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, allowing for transparency and accountability in assessing sustainability practices.

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